A general strike in Argentina causes Brazilian airlines to cancel their flights for the next 24 days Travel and Tourism

A general strike in Argentina causes Brazilian airlines to cancel their flights for the next 24 days  Travel and Tourism

Movement at Guarulhos International Airport in São Paulo, in November 2022. – Photo: SUAMY BEYDOUN/AGIF – AGÊNCIA DE PHOTOGRAFIA/ESTADÉO CONTEÚDO

A general strike in Argentina, called by the CGT, on January 24 led to Brazilian regions canceling flights that day, according to a CGT survey. g1 On the Gol and Latam websites. Azul does not operate in the neighboring country.

The survey conducted by the report revealed 33 round-trip flights between Brazil and Argentina were canceled on January 24 The search was conducted on Saturday morning (20).

In Gol alone, 22 flights are scheduled to be cancelled, while in Latam g1 There were 11 canceled routes and one with a delayed status.

In a memo, Gul sent guidance to travelers whose flights were canceled and explained that the decision was necessary, as… The strike will affect all airport activities in the cities where the company operates (Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Mendoza and Rosario), “making flights impossible.”

LATAM's memo only mentions “possible cancellations” of round-trip flights between Brazil and Argentina on the 24th, and also notes alternatives available to travelers with canceled flights.

Guidelines from Joule and Latam

The airline has informed that its customers' flights will be rescheduled to other dates and They will be able to make the change for free and may ask for a full refund..

“Customers who have booked tickets for this date will receive communication via email and SMS, according to the data provided at the time of purchase, and can now self-manage their tickets on GOL’s digital channels,” the company says.

The company informed that affected passengers will be able to use one of the following options:

  • Change date/flight: There is no penalty (return) for the new travel date up to 15 days after the original date;
  • Payment: They can be requested without penalty for all unused tickets.

The airline also advised passengers to periodically check the status of their flights on the website.

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